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10 Tips for an Unforgettable Trip to Durban in 2023

Planning a memorable trip to Durban?

Well, look no further than the Capital Zimbali Resort, nestled along the pristine coastline of Ballito.

Offering a variety of exquisite accommodations in Ballito, dining experiences, and recreational activities, The Capital Zimbali Resort promises an unforgettable stay near the beach in Durban. Let’s delve into the top attractions and activities in Durban.

  1. Hit the Beaches
  2. Explore uShaka Marine World
  3. Visit the Durban Botanic Gardens
  4. Cultural Market Tour
  5. Moses Mabhida Stadium Adventure
  6. Indulge in Durban Curry
  7. Experience the Valley of a Thousand Hills
  8. Take a Township Tour
  9. Sunset at Umhlanga Pier
  10. Explore the Durban Art Scene

1. Hit the Durban Beaches

Picture yourself lounging on Durban’s iconic Golden Mile, soaking up the sun and sea. The best part? The Capital Zimbali Resort’s luxurious haven is just a short drive away, ready to welcome you back with open arms and plush amenities after your beach escapades.

2. Explore uShaka Marine World in Durban

Discover marine life in Durban and dive into the wonders of uShaka Marine World, where aquatic adventures await at every corner. When you’re all “watered” out, head back to The Capital Zimbali Resort’s poolside oasis, where relaxation and refreshment are the order of the day.

3. Visit the Durban Botanic Gardens

Stroll Through Lush Gardens and meander through the Durban Botanic Gardens, a lush haven of tranquillity. Then, return to The Capital Zimbali Resort’s own oasis of greenery. Lounge in the shade, take a leisurely walk or simply enjoy the serenity of nature’s embrace.

The Capital Zimbali hotel with a lady sitting on a floating pillow in the pool

4. Cultural Market Tour in Durban

Victoria Street Market: Get ready to immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colours, flavours, and crafts at the Victoria Street Market. Once you’ve haggled and bagged some treasures, retreat to the Capital Zimbali Resort’s luxury where you can unwind and relive your market adventures in style.

5. Moses Mabhida Stadium Adventure

Big Swing Thrills: For the daring and bold, the Big Swing at Moses Mabhida Stadium is a heart-pounding experience. Once your heart finds its rhythm again, why not indulge in a heartwarming meal at The Capital Zimbali Resort’s exquisite dining options?

6. Indulge in Durban Curry

Savour Flavorful Durban curries are legendary for a reason – they’re a burst of flavour and culture in every bite. After satisfying your taste buds, head back to The Capital Zimbali Resort to relish in comfort that’s as rich and delightful as the curries you’ve just enjoyed.

7. Experience the Valley of a Thousand Hills

Bask in Breathtaking Views in Durban Up in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, you’ll feel on top of the world. Back at the Capital Zimbali Resort, you’ll feel no different – the elevated experience, impeccable service, and awe-inspiring vistas are all part of your getaway package.

View from a balcony in Durban looking at the ocean

8. Take a Township Tour

Connect with the local spirit in Durban and engage with the vibrant spirit of Durban’s townships. When you’re done sharing stories and laughter, the Capital Zimbali Resort awaits, offering a luxurious space to reflect on your experiences and recharge for more adventures in Durban.

9. Sunset at Umhlanga Pier

Chase Colorful Sunsets in Durban and witness a breathtaking sunset at Umhlanga Pier is a moment to treasure. As the sun dips below the horizon, you can retreat to the Capital Zimbali Resort’s elegant embrace, where the twilight tranquillity is as inviting as the dawn of a new day.

10. Explore the Durban Art Scene

Uncover Creative Inspiration: Let Durban’s art scene fuel your imagination. As you soak in the creativity around you, The Capital Zimbali Resort provides an equally inspiring backdrop – a canvas of luxury and relaxation that lets you unwind and dream.

View of the Capital Zimbali

Bonus Tips for Durban!

Make a booking at The Capital Zimbali Resort for the best accommodation in Ballito, Durban.

Choose your haven and indulge in a range of luxury accommodations in Durban, from the opulent luxury rooms to the expansive 3-bedroom villa. Each option offers a unique experience tailored to luxury hotels and spas in Ballito to suit your preferences.

For a truly serene getaway, opt for one of The Capital Zimbali Resort’s elegantly furnished luxury garden rooms. These rooms not only offer comfort but also a private garden oasis, providing the perfect setting to unwind.

The savour culinary delights found in The Capital Zimbali Resort dining options are a treat for the senses. Experience an array of flavours at The Copper Restaurant & Bar, where delectable dishes are paired with breathtaking ocean views.

Alternatively, unwind at the Poison Ivy Lounge, known for its creative cocktails and relaxed ambience. From fine dining to casual lounges, the Capital Zimbali Resort ensures every meal is a memorable experience.

Experience Unparalleled Relaxation at Mangwanani Spa

Elevate your getaway with an enchanting escape to the prestigious Mangwanani Spa, nestled within The Capital Zimbali Resort. This exclusive hotel and spa, proudly brought to you by the renowned Capital Hotels, presents a fusion of African wellness, absolute relaxation, and a touch of lavishness.

An Unmatched Spa Retreat

Indulge in a spa experience like none other at Mangwanani Spa, a haven that sets itself apart with its exquisite offerings and rejuvenating atmosphere.

From the Zimbali Beach Club to the world-renowned Zimbali Golf Course, there’s no shortage of activities to enjoy. Spend your day lounging by the pool at Stingray Cafe & Pool Bar, or embark on an adventure with resort experiences that cater to various interests. If you’re a golf enthusiast, tee off at the Zimbali Golf Course, a championship course in Balito offering stunning views of the Indian Ocean.

Your unforgettable trip to Durban begins with a stay at The Capital Zimbali Resort. From luxurious accommodation in Ballito to a myriad of experiences both within and outside the hotel, your journey promises to be one of relaxation, adventure, and cherished memories.

Explore Durban’s vibrant culture, enjoy its natural beauty, and bask in the elegance of the Capital Zimbali Resort’s offerings for an experience like no other.

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